Vision & Mission

College Motto:  “Unbind and Set Free”


St John's College is a Catholic learning community established by the Good Samaritan Sisters in the Benedictine Tradition.

In a spirit of faith, hope and love, we strive to develop confident, reflective and compassionate young people who are committed to transforming our world through example, service and leadership.


St John's College, in collaboration with parents and carers:

  • Provides a Christian based education in the Catholic tradition and develops a community of faith and learning that is open and inclusive of other faith and cultural traditions.
  • Is committed to a holistic curriculum which promotes the integration of faith, life and culture.
  • Endeavours to provide a quality education that is equitable and strives to engender the creativity, initiative and ability of each student.
  • Aims to stimulate a culture of learning that is life-giving and life-long.
  • Is willing to engage with social justice, moral, environmental and political issues with a special concern for those on the margins of society.
  • Cultivates right relationships through the hospitality of heart and place.

Values Statement

Amongst the values especially esteemed are:  peace, service, stewardship, dignity, respect, tolerance, compassion, justice, honesty, openness, accountability, trust, forgiveness and reconciliation.

St John's College acknowledges the traditional custodians of this land, the Gubi Gubi people, and pay our respects to the elders both past, present and future for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and hopes of Indigenous Australia.  We must always remember this land is, was and always will be traditional Indigenous land.